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From: David Farber <farber () central cis upenn edu>
Date: Thu, 2 Feb 1995 23:38:30 -0500

From: Aram Falsafi <falsafi () EE WPI EDU>


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Speaking of conspiracies, the Feb. 6 issue of The Nation had a very good piece
by David Corn, titled "CyberNewt".  Here's an excerpt;




"There is nothing particularly futuristic about the funding sources behind
the P.F.F. and its conference.  Telecommunications firms subsidize the group:
AT&T, BellSouth, Turner Broadcasting System, Cox Cable Communications.  Other
donors to the P.F.F.'s $1.9 million bank account include conservative
foundations, Wired Magazine, high-tech firms, military contractors, and drug
companies (another foundation passion is attacking the Food and Drug
Administration).


"When Senator Phil Gramm spoke at the conference luncheon, the tables closest
to the podium were reserved for corporate benefactors: Eli Lilly, Seagram's,
Phillip Morris, S.B.C. Communications (formerly Southwestern Bell) ...




Highly recommended.


Aram Falsafi
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